Surrender of Arcot 1780

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Surrender of Arcot 1780
Part of 2nd Mysore War
Date: 31 October 1780
Location: Arcot, Tamil Nadu
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 12.906860°N 79.328415°E
Result: British defeat
East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
Commandant: Captain Prendergast Hyder Ali

This was an event during the 2nd Mysore War

The pettah was taken on 31 October and the citadel surrendered on 3 November by Capt Dupont


External Links

Mysore Wars Heritage History
Anglo-Mysore Wars Wars Wikipedia
2nd Mysore War Wikipedia
Capture of Arcot Google Books

Historical Books Online